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FILE - This March 15, 2013 file photo shows former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. Romney told "Fox News Sunday" that he has accepted an apology from MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, who joked about a Christmas picture that included the 2012 Republican presidential candidate's adopted, African-American grandson. Romney said that he sees Melissa Harris-Perry's apology as sincere and is ready to move on. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

N.H. News Roundup: Romney says ‘No, no, no’ despite N.H. poll; What about Scott Brown?

Monday, February 3, 2014

In a surprising twist of events, Mitt Romney would be the GOP choice in New Hampshire to run for president in 2016, according to a poll released last week. With 25 percent, Romney is leading Rand Paul (18 percent) and Chris Christie (17 percent). He also received a 72 percent favorability rating from New Hampshire GOP voters. Romney quickly tried …

N.H. News Roundup: Famous Granite State products, An end to distracted driving?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

I was scrolling through the latest issue of New Hampshire Magazine, and found myself very intrigued by one its articles. It was called “Famous Products Made in New Hampshire,” and it listed 25 companies and/or products that New Hampshire could claim as its own. As a transplant to the state, I was super …

N.H. News Roundup: Loon Mountain’s ice fairy tale, Walking for Aaron Swartz

Monday, January 13, 2014

Seemingly by all accounts, the ice castle at Loon Mountain is straight out of a Disney movie. Or a fairy tale. Or a Disney movie about a fairy tale. The castle debuted a the end of last year, and has been a destination for tourists since. Instead of building the castle, those involved …

N.H. News Roundup: A+ for Taste of Concord, Fentanyl taken before fatal crash

Friday, October 11, 2013

So it’s a rare occasion that anyone gets to eat at 35 restaurants in a span of just a few hours. But I did it. Along with plenty of other folks who attended the Taste of Concord last …

N.H. News Roundup: Concord High’s Ray Ramsey is royalty, a vigil for James Foley

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Concord High became national news over the weekend. And in my opinion, it was for a great reason. The students elected Ray Ramsey homecoming king – the first transgender student to claim that honor. Ray (formerly Rachel), a …

N.H. News Roundup: Foliage season is near, Carsey donates $20 million to UNH

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Fall is my favorite season in New Hampshire. Football is back, the good beers are back on tap, my pale complexion can rest easy for a little while. But the leaves also begin to change. Being from the …

N.H. News Roundup: Meet Exeter’s newest hero, Brown: Shaheen ‘shameful’

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Sometimes someone deserves way more recognition than they get. I think this young man is one of them. Third grader Max Parenti found $1,450. . . . and turned it into the police. I don’t know how many …

N.H. News Roundup: Granite State flows with beer, Should Scott Brown run?

Monday, September 30, 2013

Another year in the Granite State, and another 43.9 gallons (per person) of beer down the hatch. I do love to have a good beer, and New Hampshire is by far the best state that I’ve ever lived …

N.H. News Roundup: Granite State on the TV, Chip Kelly’s offense born at UNH

Friday, September 27, 2013

Happy Friday! It’s been an exciting week when it comes to television and New Hampshire. Earlier this week, Josh Logan a Londonderry High School graduate, performed on NBC’s The Voice and nailed it. Twins Mandy Young and Molly …

N.H. News Roundup: Howard Dean makes N.H. return, Police: No license in cyclist deaths

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Byahhhhhhh! Howard Dean (no relation) has made his return to the Granite State. You can cut the applause now for that totally topical reference above. Dean came to Manchester yesterday to talk health care. He said of New …

N.H. News Roundup: NASCAR in N.H. – the day after, autopsy confirms brain disease

Monday, September 23, 2013

In case you were living under a rock during the past week, NASCAR made its return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Some fans made the trek and stayed the entire week. The Sylvania 300 took place yesterday afternoon, …

N.H. News Roundup: Miss New Hampshire falls short, grants awarded to prevent substance abuse

Monday, September 16, 2013

A New Miss America was named over the weekend. However, our very own Miss New Hampshire, Samantha Russo, wasn’t crowned. She had a fast start, however, winning the talent competiton on the first night of events. The 23-year-old …

N.H. News Roundup: Ski seasons in the summer, N.H. reflects on 9/11

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Who says ski resorts are only for the winter? It’s almost fall, which means it’s almost winter here in the Granite State (although you wouldn’t know it by yesterday’s temperatures). Ski season is just around the corner, but …

N.H. News Roundup: 2 N.H. colleges in top 100, Rep. King kicks off campaign

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

U.S. News and World Report has released its yearly lists of top colleges and universities for 2014, and the Granite State has made its presence felt in the top 100. Dartmouth College is ranked snugly at No. 10 …

N.H. News Roundup: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease hits N.H., U.S. House races taking shape

Thursday, September 5, 2013

A rare brain disease has come to the forefront of news in the Granite State this week. Hospital officials announced that they’re 95 percent sure a patient who had brain surgery in May died last month of sporadic …